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Welcome to the setup wizard for Microsoft Outlook 2003®. This wizard focuses on the configuration of Microsoft Outlook 2003®, but these settings are similar in other versions of Microsoft Outlook. You can set up previous versions of Microsoft Outlook by following the same instructions.

To Set Up Your E-mail Account in Microsoft Outlook

  1. In Microsoft Outlook, from the E-mail Accounts menu, select Tools.

    On the E-mail Accounts wizard window, select Add a new e-mail account, and then click Next.

  2. For your server type, select POP3 or IMAP, and then click Next.

  3. On the Internet E-mail Settings (POP3/IMAP) window, enter your information as follows:

    Your Name
    Your first and last name.
    E-mail Address
    Your email address.
    User Name
    Your email address, again.
    Your email account password.
    Incoming mail server (POP3)
    POP, mail.yourdomain.com or IMAP, imap.yourdomain.com.
    Outgoing mail server (SMTP)

    Click More Settings.

    NOTE: "yourispsmtpserver.com" is the name of your ISP SMTP server. You will have to contact your ISP for this setting if you do not have this information available.

  4. On the Internet E-mail Settings window, go to the Outgoing Server tab.
  5. Select My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.
  6. If you did not change the SMTP relay section, select Use same settings as my incoming mail server. If you changed the user name and password in the SMTP relay section of your Manage Email Accounts page, selectLog on using and enter the user name and password. The following example assumes you did not change your SMTP relay section in your Manage Email Accounts page. 

  7. Go to the Advanced tab, and then change the Outgoing server (SMTP) port to 80 or 3535.
  8. Click OK.

  9. Click Next

  10. Click Finish

 As a courtesy, we provide information about how to use certain third-party products, but we do not endorse or directly support third-party products and we are not responsible for the functions or reliability of such products. Outlook 2003® is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. All rights reserved.